Shirley E. (Leavitt) Bailey

Born: Wed., Oct. 27, 1926
Died: Sun., Jun. 14, 2020

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11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Wed., Jun. 17, 2020
Location: Switzer Funeral Home

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TONAWANDA, NY - Shirley E. Bailey, 93, formerly of Port Allegany, passed away Sunday (Jun. 14, 2020) in Williamsville Suburban, Williamsville, NY.
      Born October 27, 1926, in Pittsburgh, PA, she was a daughter of William and Myrtle Smith Leavitt. On Oct. 2, 1954, in Port Allegany, she married Arnold F. Bailey, who died Apr. 21, 2009. They were married 55 years.
     Shirley was a longtime resident of the Port Allegany and was a waitress in several area restaurants, before moving to Tonawanda, NY.
     She was an avid card player and enjoyed ceramic painting and reading.
    Surviving are two sons, Jeffrey T. (Cheryl) Baily of Tampa, FL, Kirk M. (Kimberly) Baily of Tonawanda, NY; a granddaughter, Stacey Bailey, and two grandsons, Ryan and Christopher Bailey; and several nieces and nephews.
     She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Arnold, a brother, Robert Leavitt, and a sister, Ruth Bressan.
     Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday (Jun. 17, 2020) in the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany, where a private funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. Bruce Moses, officiating, Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Port Allegany.
     Memorials can be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Condolences can be made to:  Kirk M. Bailey
                                                       5 Halsey Ct.
                                                       Tonawanda, NY. 14150


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